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Wisconsin state Sen. Jessica King stands at the corner of Main Street and Algoma Boulevard in downtown Oshkosh. She won her seat in a senatorial recall campaign last year. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Wis. State Senator Connects Her Politics To Her Past

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Crew members of a scallop boat float in their survival suits during a drill in Point Judith, R.I. Jesse Costa /WBUR hide caption

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Trying To Tame The (Real) Deadliest Fishing Jobs

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Lebanese masked gunmen from the al-Mokdad clan gather for a news conference in Beirut's southern suburbs on Aug. 15. The Mokdads, a large Lebanese Shiite Muslim clan, said they kidnapped at least 20 Syrians to try to secure the release of a family member abducted by Syrian rebels near Damascus this week. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Conflict Stokes Unease In Lebanon

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Serena Williams returns a shot during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio. Tom Uhlman/AP hide caption

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Serena Williams Takes Tennis For A Ride

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